"Until the killing of Black men, Black mothers’ sons, becomes as important to the rest of the country as the killing of a White mother’s son – we who believe in freedom cannot rest until this happens." – Ella Baker
“It cannot be said that the employed scholarship players are ‘primarily students.’”
If you missed the news about the disappearance of Malaysian Flight 370 over the Indian Ocean, you must have been buried in sand. For three weeks, we have been bombarded with theories – was it terrorism? Pilot error? Something else? ...
On March 19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded $115 million over five years to 21 organizations to provide technical assistance and capacity building to health departments, AIDS service organizations and community-based organizations implementing high-impact prevention and improving ...
In a world that is dominated by men, especially White men, feminism is, for me, an empowering concept.
Women’s History Month is a reminder that in every major American social reform movement, women have always played a critical role
Every March the National Newspaper Publishers Association and its philanthropic arm, the NNPA Foundation, gather in Washington, D.C., for Black Press Week.
When I interviewed Marie Johns, then the outgoing deputy secretary of the Small Business Administration, a year ago, she said the SBA does not separate figures by race, though it hopes to do so at some point.
I have spent the majority of my career in education, either as a classroom teacher or as an educational consultant.
Since 1827, the African American community has depended on Black newspapers to tell their stories and provide information relevant to their community.
The 2014 mid-term elections are just eight months away – and the Republicans are worried about Black voters again.
It’s so silly for Black people to fight over the Dems and Repubs when it is counterproductive for us to be enslaved by either party.
During his State of the Union address, President Obama promised to use the power of his pen to achieve the policy objectives that Congress continues to block.
More than 15 years ago, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against the nation’s major cigarette manufacturers for their gross misrepresentation of the hazards of smoking to the public.
As the March 31 deadline approaches to enroll in health insurance, there are still thousands of Dallas County residents that remain uninsured.